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Apr 9 2021

Military Knowledge: Pakistan Missile Capability

Pakistan’s missile arsenal consists mainly of short-range and medium-range ballistic missiles, and important steps have been taken in the production of cruise missiles. Pakistan has received significant technical assistance from China in its nuclear and missile programs, and in addition to China, it has also benefited from military cooperation with Iran and North Korea. The culmination of Pakistan’s missile program is reflected in the Shaheen 3 (Shaheen-III) missile project, which was successfully tested in the waters of the Arabian Sea on January 20, 2021, after modifying its technical design and carrying capacity. Pakistan also has two prominent examples of cruise …